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Why alcohol is more harmful for women

May 07, 2012

Why alcohol is more harmful for women

According to a a senior hepatologist the enzyme, alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) which breaks down the alcohol in stomach is produced in smaller quantities in women resulting in slower action as compared to men. #didyouknow #Long-term effects of alcohol #mental retardation #Monika Jain #liver diseases #heart diseases #Fortis Hospital
Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Apr 23, 2012

Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

People with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD), who consume alcohol in modest quantity, on a daily basis are half as likely to develop hepatitis as non-alcoholics with the same condition, says a new study. #didyouknow #Cirrhosis #Liver disease #Hepatitis #Fatty liver #Hepatocellular carcinoma

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Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Jul 17, 2014

Staten Island Survivors: Liver transplant brings new life and new fight to 24-year-old Matt Rosiello

It's the day the Huguenot resident received a new liver - just 17 days before his 22 birthday on July 24. It is a matching set with his Matt's Biliary Atresia Fighters - the congenital liver condition that began his life "in combat" - against liver d...
Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Jul 29, 2014

$1,000-a-pill hepatitis C drug now treatment of choice

A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed al... #California #Connecticut #IMS Health #Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Jul 07, 2014

No practicing on patients: New docs get boot camp

First-day jitters come with any new job but when the work involves pushing needles into strangers' bellies, stitching up gaping wounds or even delivering babies, that debut can be especially nerve-wracking for everyone involved. Brand-new doctors oft... #California #Connecticut #IMS Health #Gilead Sciences, Inc.